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difference between the 1080 boot and 1080 pro boot????
Whats the difference between the 1080 boot and the 1080 pro boot or course boot as it's sometimes called. Is it just that the pro is stiffer?? and like for more backcountry?? I want a get boot that won't kill my shins off cliffs and jumps, and I want a boot to go skiing everywhere with. But if i get the pro boot, i don't want it to be to stiff, And I'm only about 115pounds. Just wondering if anyone has skied
these two. Thanks
1080 pro=stiffer, different fit, different liner.
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I have the pro-models. Basically, they are stiffer than the 1080s for big mountain, and skiing out of the park. I ride them everywhere because they have bolts in them you can take out to make them as soft as the tens. They are super absorbant on flat landings, and are damn comfortable. The only downside is the pros are about $200 more expensive.
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The Pro Models are not under the 1080 line. They are actually under the Course line, which means they have the same last (MUCH narrower than the 1080 boot) and the same super nice heat-moldable CF Pro liner as the Course boot. Pretty close flex this year, with the 1080 at 80 (or is it 85? Can't remember) and the ProModel at 90. Its mostly the nicer liner and much better fit for smaller volume feet.
I still wouldn't call the Pro Model a smaller volume boot. Sure it's smaller than the 1080, but Salomons are nice and roomy for people like me with big feet.
The ProModel is a Course line boot, with a flex of 95. This isn't bad for park, and if you plan on leaving the park for more than 3 runs a day will work better for you. Also, if you are a heavier guy, the flex may feel better in the park for you.
The retail is $645 for this boot, but you'd love it. It has the better liner, the CF Custom Pro (?) And a WAY better color.
Any questions? Need to order it? Let me know!
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So if I ski 40% Park, 40% Bumps(HARD CORE), and 20% all mountain steeps, will the 1080 hold up or be too soft? I'm 5'10', 150 lbs and very agressive.
I would go with the pro model.
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